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Paul Van Ross
Paul van Ross 

 

Paul van Ross is a graduate of the Victorian College of the Arts and currently lives in Melbourne, Australia. A talented woodwind specialist, he has been performing and teaching for over 20 years on saxophone, flute and clarinet. He studied in New York with some of the world's leading teachers and musicians, including George Garzone, George Coleman, Barry Harris, Dave Valentin, Andrew Sterman, Rob Schepps, Lawrence Feldman, Keith Underwood and Helen Campo. In Australia, he was fortunate to study with Fred Hosking, Tony Hicks, Mark Franklin, Ann Cecil, Ian Chaplin and Jamie Oehlers. In recent years Paul pursued flute studies in Cuba, and has toured and performed extensively in many parts the world.

Paul has co-led twelve successful tours to New Zealand, performing at the Queenstown International Jazz Festival, the Nelson International Jazz Festival, and the Tauranga International Jazz Festival. In 2011, he toured New Zealand’s North Island with his Hammond trio. Paul released his first collaborated release in 2005, MARK LOCKETT & PAUL VAN ROSS, LIVE AT SPLEEN. His second album GET SORTED, was independently released in 2009. THE BUCK STOPS HERE (released on Independent Artists) is Paul's third album.